Windows on Hollis Past - Site Index

 

Mission, Credits, Contact Us

Mission

Credits

Contact Us


Historic Sites -- Written and Photographic History

Across Hollis

Interactive map of historic properties across Hollis

Property List by Address

Downloadable Printable version of map (pdf)

Sites in our Historic District

Interactive map of properties in Historic District

Detailed information not available for some sites

Address List for Historic District

About the Historic District

Historic Significance of the Historic District


Places to Visit

In Hollis

Always Ready Engine House

Wheeler House

Monson Site

Old Mill Sites

Cemeteries

Old Home Days

‘Ag Ed’ Day

Beaver Brook

Hollis Social Library

Hollis Town Hall – Town Clerk

Nearby Hollis (of Historical/Agricultural Interest)

Minuteman-Lexington-Concord

Portsmouth Strawbery Banke Museum

Plimoth Plantation

Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum

The Children’s Museum, Boston

Boston National Historical Park (National Park Service)

Boston Freedom Trail

Concord New Hampshire Historical Society

Freedom’s Way National Heritage Area

Biking NH DOT

Nearby Hollis (for Children)

Within 25 miles – all photos on home page

Monson Center Village, Hollis

Granite Quarries – Milford, NH, Barre, VT

Parker’s Maple Barn, Mason, NH

Frye Measure Mill, Wilton, NH

Robert Frost Home, Derry, NH

Lowell, Ma and Manchester, NH Mills

NH Historical Society, Concord, NH

In New Hampshire and Massachusetts

Covered Bridge just south of Hollis Line – Find it!

Barn Museum, NH

Concord-Lexington National Museum, MA

Canterbury Shaker Village NH

Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth NH

Sturbridge Museum, Sturbridge, MA

Shelburne Museum, VT

Saugus Ironworks, MA

In Boston

Children’s Museum

Science Museum

Peabody Museum (Native American Indians)

Drumlin Farm

Paul Revere House

Garden in the Woods (Old Woodland Plants)

 

Architecture

Hollis Houses and Streetscapes

Barn Basics

Other Structures and Landscape

Old Cellar hole orientation

Native American Indian Sites

Hops and Hophouses

Taverns

Shops

Mills

Schools

Depots

Stores

Firehouses

Warehouses

Outhouses

Town Hall, Government, Meetings

Library

Church, Meeting House

Bridges

Burial Grounds

Waterways

Hills

Soil types

Food – Animals & Fish

Walls

Fences

Landscaping & Building Additions

Roads and Trails

 

Resources

Links to Other Sites

Kids Especially

Museums Visit Online

How to Care for Your Treasures

Genealogy & Other History

Maps

Conservation/Preservation

Bibliography

Used by DAR for Written History

At Library

At Historical Society

At Town Hall HDC Reference Library

Interlibrary Loan

Architecture

Children

See also Woodmont Determination of Eligibility Bibliog. 035-063 doc.

Maps

Books and Articles

Town committees and organizations

Beaver Brook Association

DAR

Greenway Conservancy

Hollis Board of Selectmen

Hollis Conservation Commission (HCC)

Hollis Area Equestrians

Hollis Heritage Commission (HHC)

Hollis Social Library

Hollis Historical Society

Hollis Land Protection Study Committee

Historic District Commission (HDC)

Joint Land Use Board (JLUB) – includes Planning Board and Zoning Bd. Of Appeal

Monson Archeology Study

Nichols Land Trust

Trails Committee

Check town site

Genealogies

Link to Hollis Family sites

Reference Links

Where to look for information

See also Places to Visit

Old Maps

1951 Cudworth

1761 Province Map

1858 Wallings, County

1877 A.S. Chandler

1892 Hillsborough County – Hollis

1892 County Hollis Center

Enoch J. Colburn b. 1830-d. 1905

1746 Map of Hollis-Dunstable

Town Records -- where to find

Births, Marriage and Deaths

Cemetery

Census Data

Deeds

Genealogy

Other Records at Town Hall


People & History

Oral Histories

Sample of an hour interview online; full at library

List of Tapes of speakers at Historical meetings

Oral Histories done 1999-2000 at Hollis Library on CD

Printed Oral Histories

Scrapbook of Personages

From Town Reports or Oral Histories

Town Band 1974

Bailey School Reunion

Group: Fred Gemmill, Richard Walker, Phil Mercer, Ralph Hardy, Bertha Duncan, Nancy Jambard

Robert Hackett

Roger Hammond

Ralph & Kit Hardy

Daniel Hayden, wife and children

Bertha Hayden

Henry Hildreth

Hilda Lull Hildreth

Mabel Hills

Louise King

Rheta McGilvary

Harlan Muzzey

Hollis Nichols

Endicott “Chub” Peabody

Jack Plummer

Evelyn B. Rice

Erving “Simey” Simonds

Jeff Smith

Eliot Ware

Irene Farley Boulton West

Whittemores

Biographies

Fred Gemmill

Robert Gould

Robert Hackett

Roger Hammond

Ralph & Kit Hardy

Bertha Hayden

Henry Hildreth

Hilda Lull Hildreth

Mabel Hills

Louise King

Rheta McGilvary

Harlan Muzzey

Hollis Nichols

Endicott “Chub” Peabody

Erving “Simey” Simonds

Jeff Smith

Eliot Ware

Richard Walker

Irene Farley Boulton West

Frank & Eleanor Whittemore

Private Collections

Frame

Hildreth Collection

Bell Collection

Farm Exhibit

Desclos Collection

Ellen

Jackstraws

Oral History

Special Collections Historical Society

For Kids

Guessing Games

Ask Phineas

Ask Anna

Word Search

See also Resources, Places to Visit and Bibliography